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30 08, 2018

5 Essential Questions to Ask About Your Business Competitors

By |August 30th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 5 Essential Questions to Ask About Your Business Competitors

Sophieja23 / Pixabay Are you thinking of starting a new business or have you done it yet and wondered the crucial questions to ask about competition? America is a nation of entrepreneurs, and small businesses are the leading providers or work opportunities for people. We need great entrepreneurs to continue to propel the [...]

28 08, 2018

Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

By |August 28th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

rawpixel / Pixabay Today I read a Forbes article titled “How Millennials Are Changing Philanthropy,” and a few of the interesting points that you should keep in mind if you’re a nonprofit fundraiser are the following: By 2020, Millennials will be the largest generational workforce in the U.S. 84 percent of Millennial employees donated [...]

23 08, 2018

Why A Small Shop Is Better Than a Chain Store

By |August 23rd, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Why A Small Shop Is Better Than a Chain Store

michael_schueller / Pixabay A couple of weeks ago, I visited a small, independently owned pharmacy. I know that's quickly becoming a rarity, but I'm glad I did. I've been to the chain store pharmacies, and I have to tell you that I often leave feeling like less of a person than a dollar [...]

21 08, 2018

Don’t Do This On Facebook Groups

By |August 21st, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Don’t Do This On Facebook Groups

geralt / Pixabay Most nonprofits understand that Facebook is the largest social networking platform on the planet and they make it a point to spend even a little time posting onto a Facebook page. But, there’s one thing that would set many nonprofits apart: A Facebook group! Although a Facebook page is excellent, [...]

16 08, 2018

How To Close Your Business

By |August 16th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on How To Close Your Business

We often talk about in business starting or creating a company, but there's another side to that coin. It's not something entrepreneurs often think about, but many times there comes the point where you want to close your business. Perhaps you had a revenue amount that you wanted to achieve before you cashed out and [...]

14 08, 2018

How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

By |August 14th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How To Recruit Young Talent to Your Nonprofit

geralt / Pixabay One of the best things you can do for your nonprofit is to recruit a diverse group of people, including race, ethnicity, and age. When you hire people from all backgrounds, you will inevitably get different, innovative and creative ideas. Millennials were born in the early 1980's and that generation's [...]

9 08, 2018

25 Of the Best Motivational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

By |August 9th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on 25 Of the Best Motivational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Field "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with [...]

7 08, 2018

How Donors Should Assess a Charity Before Giving a Donation

By |August 7th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on How Donors Should Assess a Charity Before Giving a Donation

Anemone123 / Pixabay We’ll soon be entering into the biggest fundraising season of the year as we go into September, which will ultimately lead us to the holiday months. Despite the fact that fundraising reached the highest levels in 2017, including surpassing $400 billion, fundraising revenue has declined in the first quarter of [...]

2 08, 2018

Don’t Forget Your Small Clients When You Catch the Whale

By |August 2nd, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Don’t Forget Your Small Clients When You Catch the Whale

Free-Photos / Pixabay Every so often in my businesses, we get a significant client who's revenue stream is equal to or more than the combined total of many small ones. Sometimes, my team has been tempted to cater to the needs of our larger clients, but when I've seen this drift begin, I've [...]

31 07, 2018

Is the Tide Changing of Nonprofits Selling-Out to Donors?

By |July 31st, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Is the Tide Changing of Nonprofits Selling-Out to Donors?

Free-Photos / Pixabay A few days ago, my researcher was discussing with a global nonprofit their fundraising efforts, and she was informed that the organization does not accept gifts that could compromise its integrity or place the charity in an awkward position, which is a good thing. The charity understands they must adhere [...]